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Adda Grimberg

Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Suite 11NW30
34th Street & Civic Center Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-3618
Fax: 215-590-3053
B.S. (Biology (Genetics and Development))
Cornell University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, 1989.
M.D. (Medicine)
Cornell University Medical College, 1993.
Post-Graduate Training
Residency in General Pediatrics, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1993-1996.
Fellowship in Pediatric Endocrinology, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1996-1999.
Patient Oriented Research Certificate, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2001-2002.
Introduction to Health Policy and Health Services Research (HPR600), Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 2014-2014.
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Selected Publications

Hawkes CP, Grimberg A, Dzata VE, Deleon DD: Adding Glucagon Stimulated GH Testing to the Diagnostic Fast Increases Detection of GH Sufficient Children. Horm Res Pediatr 2016 Notes: in press.

Hawkes CP, Mavinkurve M, Fallon M, Grimberg A, Cody DC: Serial GH Measurement After Intravenous Catheter Placement Alone can Detect Levels Above Stimulation Test Thresholds in Children. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 100(11): 4357-4363, Nov 2015.

Lipman TH, Cousounis P, Grundmeier RW, Massey J, Cucchiara AJ, Stallings VA, Grimberg A: Electronic Health Record Mid-Parental Height Auto-calculator for Growth Assessment in Primary Care Clin Pediatr Oct 2015 Notes: Epub ahead of print.

Grimberg A, Huerta-Saenz L, Grundmeier R, Ramos MJ, Pati S, Cucchiara AJ, Stallings VA: Gender Bias in U.S. Pediatric Growth Hormone Treatment. Scientific Reports. Nature Publishing Group (eds.). 5: 11099, June 2015.

Grimberg A, Cousounis P, Cucchiara AJ, Lipman TH, Ginsburg KR: Parental Concerns Influencing Decisions to Seek Medical Care for a Child's Short Stature. Horm Res Pediatr 5(84): 338-48, 2015.

Cousounis PA, Lipman TH, Ginsburg K, Cucchiara AJ, Grimberg A: How Short is Too Short According to Parents of Primary Care Patients. Endocrine Practice 11(20): 1113-1121, Nov 2014.

Izumi K, Housam R, Kapadia C, Stallings VA, Medne L, Shaikh TH, Kublaoui BM. Zackai EH, Grimberg A: Endocrine Phenotype of 6q16.1-q21 Deletion Involving SIM1 and Prader-Willi Syndrome-like Features. Am J Med Genet 161A(12): 3137-3143, Dec 2013.

Mohammad S. Grimberg A, Rand E, Anand R, Yin W, Alonso EM, Studies of Pedatric Liver Transplantation Research Consortium: Long-Term Linear Growth and Puberty in Pediatric Liver Transplant Recipients. J Pediatr 163(5): 1354-1360, Nov 2013.

Cousounis P, Lipman TH, Ginsburg K, Grimberg A: Internet Informs Parents about Growth Hormone. Horm Res Paediatr 80(2): 86-91, Aug 2013.

Grimberg A, Feudtner C, Gordon CM: Consequences of Brand Switches During the Course of Pediatric Growth Hormone Treatment. Endocr Pract 18(3): 307-316, May-June 2012.

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Last updated: 02/28/2016
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